Home Health & Hospice Weekly News Roundup

Our weekly list of news, reports, and information about home health and hospice care. Learn about new studies, trends, CMS regulations and more.


Long-Term Health Care Market 2019-2025: By Key Players Brookdale Senior Living, Sunrise Senior Living, Emeritus, Atria Senior Living, Extendicare, AMC Health, VRI


Long-Term Health Care is a variety of services which help meet the medical of people with a chronic illness or disability who cannot care for themselves for long periods. Long-term health care can be provided at home, in the community, in assisted living facilities or in nursing homes. Global Long Term Health Care Market Report 2025 Includes Market Landscape and Its Growth Prospects. The purpose of this study is to define, classify and plan the size of the market based on company, product type, end-user and core area. It also explains market trends, regional outlook, competitive landscape, core operators, business approach, business strategy. Top Leading Companies of Global Long Term Health Care Market are Brookdale Senior Living, Sunrise Senior Living, Emeritus, Atria Senior Living, Extendicare, Gentiva Health Services, Senior Care Centers of America, Kindred Healthcare, AMC Health, BioTelemetry, Boston Scientific, Biotronik SE & Co. KG, Bosch Healthcare, Care Innovations, LLC, Honeywell Life Care Solutions, LifeWatch AG, Medtronic Plc., Omron Healthcare, Philips Healthcare, St. Jude Medical, VRI.


LHC Group, Inc. Expected to Post FY2019 Earnings of $4.21 Per Share (LHCG)


LHC Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:LHCG) – Equities research analysts at Jefferies Financial Group lifted their FY2019 EPS estimates for LHC Group in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, February 28th, Zacks Investment Research reports. Jefferies Financial Group analyst B. Tanquilut now forecasts that the health services provider will post earnings of $4.21 per share for the year, up from their prior estimate of $4.18.


Hospice and Palliative Care Centers Market is Driven by Rapidly Evolving Technological Capabilities


Hospices and palliative care is a type of care that offers support and care for patients during their last phase of life. It focuses on critically ill patient's pain and symptoms, and attending to their spiritual and emotional needs, with an approach to improve the life of patients and their families associated with life-threatening illness. Hospice care can be offered by autonomous hospices or through programs based in nursing homes, health care organization, outpatient clinics and hospitals. It can also be offered in the nursing home, patient’s home, a hospital, or a private hospice facility. Home hospice care is usually less expensive than that provided in hospitals, nursing homes, or other institutional settings as the cost of additional staff and highly equipped facilities is circumvented when at home. Moreover, patients prefer hospice care as the patient desires to spend the rest of life with loved ones at home.


Amedisys Names Innovations Exec to Advance Aging in Place Strategy


Amedisys (Nasdaq: AMED) has a new point person to help drive its innovation efforts and advance its aging-in-place strategy. After most recently serving in various capacities at the Advisory Board Company, health care veteran Sandra Schrauf joined Amedisys at the beginning of March as its senior vice president of innovations. The position is a new one for the Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based home health, hospice and personal care company, which is currently in the midst of multiple risk-sharing pilots and refining its use of predictive analytics tools.